Martin Taxt (b.1981, Trondheim, Norway)
Martin Taxt graduated from the Academy of Music in Oslo and CNSM in Paris in 2006. Since then he has established himself in the international experimental music scene as a highly inventive tuba player. His recent activities includes work with the trios Microtub and Muddersten, both with several releases on the record label SOFA, which he’s been running since 2010, and the duo collaboration with Toshimaru Nakamura, with albums released on Monotype Records and Ftarri. He has been a regular member of the art collective Verdensteatret since 2012 and contributed on their productions ‘Bridge over Mud’ (2014) ‘HANNAH’ (2017) and ‘Trust me tomorrow’ (2020). With these projects and other past activities, he has toured extensively in Europe, Russia, Japan, China, USA, Canada and Mexico. In May 2020 he completed his master degree on ‘music and architecture’ at the Academy of Music in Oslo.